Master in International Affairs

Courses and Faculty 2014-2015

Students of the Master in International Affairs (MIA) programme must choose one of the following three axes of specialization:1) Global and Regional Integration; 2) Conflict and Peacebuilding; 3) Civil Society and Transnational Issues. For more information please refer to the list below.

Note:

  1. The list of elective courses are liable to change from one year to the next;
  2. Instructors of compulsory courses may also change from one year to the next;
  3. The 3rd and 4th semester courses listed below are specific to the Autumn 2013 entry and may not apply to MIA students entering the programme in Autumn 2014 and later;
  4. Please consult the Curriculum for the structure of the MIA programme in the 3rd and 4th semesters with effect from Autumn 2015. The list of 3rd and 4th semester elective courses for the Autumn 2014 entry and 2nd semester elective courses for the Autumn 2015 entry will be available in Spring 2015.

 

SEMESTER 1: AUTUMN 2014

2 compulsory course
(2X6=12 ECTS)

Any 2 disciplinary introductory courses 
(2X6=12 ECTS)

Elective courses
(6 ECTS each)

Track 1: Global and Regional Integration

Track 2: Conflict and Peacebuilding

Track 3: Civil Society and Transnational Issues

Free Options:

The following disciplinary courses are also open to MIA students subject to places being available. Some courses may demand pre-requisites. Please consult the syllabus and/or instructors for course-specific information.

Elective disciplinary courses

 

SEMESTER 2: SPRING 2015

1 obligatory introductory course in Qualitative Methods
(6 ECTS)

1 bidisciplinary course in the track of specialisation
(6 ECTS)

Track 1: Intégration globale et régionale/Global and Regional Integration

Track 2: Conflits et consolidation de la paix/Conflicts and Peacebuilding

Track 3: Société civile et questions transnationales/Civil Society and Transnational Issues

Elective courses
(6 ECTS each)

Track 1: Intégration globale et régionale/Global and Regional Integration

Track 2: Conflit et consolidation de la paix/Conflict and Peacebuilding

Track 3: Société civile et questions transnationales/Civil Society and Transnational Issues

Free Options:

3 ECTS Course

The following disciplinary courses are also open to MIA students subject to places being available. Some courses may demand pre-requisites. Please consult the syllabus and/or instructors for course-specific information.

Elective disciplinary courses

 

SEMESTER 3: AUTUMN 2015

1 compulsory course on Gender and International Affairs
(6 ECTS)

1 Applied Research Seminar (ARS)
(9 ECTS) - 
The ARS will commence in the 2nd semester.

Elective courses
(6 ECTS each)

SEMESTERS 3-4: AUTUMN 2015 / SPRING 2016

  • Optional internship (3 ECTS) - The internship may be taken up during or between any of the four semesters.
  • Workshops: workshops to develop professional skills will be offered in the 3rd and 4th semesters. These workshops will not be for credit but will be listed in your degree transcript.

Details of 2015-2016 courses and workshops will be available at the end of Spring semester 2015.

 

SEMESTER 4: SPRING 2016
(30 ECTS DISSERTATION)

Dissertation
(30 ECTS)

 

CONTINUING STUDENTS

SEMESTER 3: AUTUMN 2014
(30 ECTS, 4 COURSES AND WORKSHOPS/INTERNSHIP)

1 compulsory course on Gender and International Affairs
(6 ECTS)

1 Applied Research Seminar (ARS)
(6 ECTS)

2 elective courses
(2X6=12 ECTS)

Track 1: Intégration régionale et globale/Global and Regional Integration

Track 2: Conflit et consolidation de la paix/Conflict and Peacebuilding

Track 3: Société civile et questions transnationales/Civil Society and Transnational Issues

Free Options:

The following disciplinary courses are also open to MIA students subject to places being available. Some courses may demand pre-requisites. Please consult the syllabus and/or instructors for course-specific information.

Elective disciplinary courses

 

SEMESTERS 3-4: AUTUMN 2014 / SPRING 2015

3 workshops OR 1 workshop + 1 internship
(3X2=6 ECTS OR 1X2+4=6 ECTS) 
- The internship may be taken up during or between any of the four semesters.

Workshops

SEMESTER 4: SPRING 2015
(30 ECTS, DISSERTATION)

Dissertation
(30 ECTS)

Students doing elective courses in their fourth semester should consult the list of elective courses offered to first year students.